Sweet sorghum--from stalk to syrup

January 2016
High Plains Journal;1/11/2016, Vol. 134 Issue 2, p11A
The article discusses remarks from Missouri farmer Matt Heckenmeyer regarding the production of sorghum syrup as cattle feed and for human consumption.


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